carnaroli

noun

car·​na·​ro·​li ˌkär-nə-ˈrō-lē How to pronounce carnaroli (audio)
variants or carnaroli rice or Carnaroli or Carnaroli rice
: a short-grained rice from the Piedmont region of Italy that has a high starch content and is used especially for making risotto

Word History

First Known Use

1986, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of carnaroli was in 1986

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“Carnaroli.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carnaroli. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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